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house Bill H.R. 580

Expedited LNG for American Allies Act of 2013

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      Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedFebruary 6th, 2013

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Expedited LNG for American Allies Act of 2013

Official Title

To enhance the energy security of United States allies, and for other purposes.


Expedited LNG for American Allies Act of 2013 - Amends the Natural Gas Act to deem consistent with the public interest an expedited application and approval process without modification or delay for the exportation of natural gas to a foreign country that is: (1) a nation with which there is in effect a free trade agreement requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas (as under existing law); (2) a member country of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); (3) Japan, as long as the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between the United States and Japan remains in effect; and (4) any other foreign country if the Secretary of State determines that such exportation promotes U.S. national security interests.

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